FESTIVALS: The 25th Anniversary Sofia FF Announces First Films and Format

SOFIA: Stefan Kitanov, the director of the Sofia International Film Fest, announced that the 25th anniversary edition will still take place in the context of the ongoing pandemic, but will…
05-02-2021

Balkan Documentary Center 2021 Calls for Applications

SOFIA: The Balkan Documentary Center has issued calls for applications for BDC Discoveries and to Docu Rough Cut Boutique. BDC Discoveries applications are due on 12 March 2021. Docu Rough…
01-02-2021

BOX OFFICE: Bulgarian Box Office Collapses By Over 70% in 2020

SOFIA: Bulgarian admissions decreased by 72%, while the box office fell by 73% in 2020, due to the Covid-19 restrictions. Total admissions were 1,337,951 and total box office was 6,485,835…
29-01-2021

Reel 2 Reel Films to Release Danny. Legend. God.

SOFIA: UK based Reel 2 Reel Films will launch the release of the sarcastic thriller Danny. Legend. God. by Bulgarian-born director Yavor Petkov, currently living and working in London.
13-01-2021

Bulgarian Cash Rebate Passes First Parliamentary Hurdle

SOFIA: Bulgaria’s cash rebate for film production has passed its first hurdle. The cash rebate of up to 25%, which is included in amendments to the country’s 2003 Film Industry…
16-12-2020

GRANTS: Bulgaria Announces Second Round of Production Grants for 2020

SOFIA: The Bulgarian National Film Center gave 1,987,397 EUR / 3,877,000 BGN to nine films in production and nine films in development at its second session of grants for Bulgarian…
14-12-2020

FNE at Golden Rhyton 2020: Before the End and Santiago Win Bulgarian Golden Rhytons

SOFIA: The 25th edition of the national Golden Rhyton festival of animated and documentary films, held online 4-10 December 2020, gave the best documentary film award to Eldora Traykova’s Before…
11-12-2020

FNE at Golden Rhyton 2020: Bulgarian Doc and Animated Film Fest Goes Online

SOFIA: The 25th edition of the national film festival for documentaries and animated films Golden Rhyton, initially scheduled as a physical event (27 November - 3 December 2020) in the…
07-12-2020

FNE Oscar Watch 2021: The Father Chosen As Bulgaria’s Oscar Bid

SOFIA: Petar Valchanov’s and Kristina Grozeva’s Bulgarian/Greek coproduction The Father has been selected as Bulgaria’s candidate for the 93rd Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences award in the best…
09-11-2020

FNE at Golden Rose 2020: Ivailo Hristov’s Fear Wins Best Feature Film Award in Varna

VARNA: Ivailo Hristov’s feature film Fear, produced by Pro Film, won the top award of the 38th Golden Rose National Film Festival (24 September - 1 October 2020). This is…
02-10-2020

FNE at Golden Rose 2020: Last Call

VARNA: Ivaylo Penchev’s film Last Call, produced by Urban Media/ Cinemaq, will screen in the main competition of the 38th Golden Rose National Film Festival (24 September - 1 October…
30-09-2020

FNE at Golden Rose 2020: The Blessed

VARNA: Stanimir Trifonov’s period film The Blessed (Incomes Project) will screen in the main competition of the 38th Golden Rose National Film Festival (24 September - 1 October 2020). The…
30-09-2020

FNE at Golden Rose 2020: A Dose of Happiness

VARNA: Yana Titova’s first feature film A Dose of Happiness, coproduced between No Blink Studio and bTV Studios, will screen in the main competition of the 38th Golden Rose National…
29-09-2020

FNE at Golden Rose 2020: Yataghan

VARNA: Andrey Andonov’s and Vladimir Borisov’s comedy Yataghan will screen in the main competition of the 38th Golden Rose National Film Festival (24 September - 1 October 2020). The brothers…
29-09-2020

FNE at Golden Rose 2020: Danny. Legend. God

VARNA: Yavor Petkov’s feature film debut Danny. Legend. God will screen in the main competition of the 38th Golden Rose National Film Festival (24 September - 1 October 2020). It…
28-09-2020

FNE at Golden Rose 2020: Scenes From the Life of an Actress

VARNA: Ivan Vladimirov’s feature film Scenes From the Life of an Actress will screen in the main competition of the 38th Golden Rose National Film Festival (24 September - 1…
28-09-2020

FNE at Golden Rose 2020: Reunion

VARNA: Niki Iliev’s fourth feature film Reunion, produced by Silver Light Pictures, will screen in the main competition of the 38th Golden Rose National Film Festival (24 September - 1…
25-09-2020

FNE at Golden Rose 2020: Ashes Over Sun

VARNA: Bogomil Kalinov’s debut feature Ashes Over Sun, produced by Invictus, will screen in the main competition of the 38th Golden Rose National Film Festival (24 September - 1 October…
25-09-2020

FNE at Golden Rose 2020: Dante’s Heaven

VARNA: Dimitar Radev’s debut feature Dante’s Heaven, produced by PREMIERstudio, will screen in the main competition of the 38th Golden Rose National Film Festival (24 September - 1 October 2020).
24-09-2020

FNE at Golden Rose 2020: Pelican Blood

VARNA: Katrin Gebbe’s German/Bulgarian coproduction Pelican Blood will screen in the main competition of the 38th Golden Rose National Film Festival (24 September - 1 October 2020). The coproduction between…
24-09-2020